Jeffrey Yarvis

Title(s)Adjunct Assistant Professor
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    Department of the Army2012Alpha Proficiency Designator
    Association of Military Surgeons of the United States2008Uniformed Services Social Worker of the Year
    US Army2008Social Worker of the Year
    Randolph High School2008Hall of Fame
    US Army Medical Department Regiment2008Order of Military Medical Merit
    US Army2006Bronze Star Medal and Combat Action Badge
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society2004Member
    International Critical Incidence Stress Foundation (Bell/Coryell County, TX Chapter)1997Mental Health Professional of the Year
    US Army1997Social Work Consultant to the US Army Surgeon General Social Worker of the Year (Jr. Officer)
    Indiana University 1988COL Raymond Shoemaker Award
    Reserve Officers Association1988Outstanding Senior Cadet

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    COL Jeffrey S. Yarvis, PhD a published social work and military scholar in the field of psychological trauma for over 20 years, has practiced internationally with disaster, domestic violence, child abuse, sexual abuse, accident, and war-induced trauma across many different cultures and populations. He has received numerous honors for his humanitarian efforts to include 2008 Uniformed Services Social Worker of the Year, 2008 U.S. Army Social Worker of the Year, the Bronze Star Medal, Combat Action Badge and induction into the Order of Military Medical Merit. He received the Alpha proficiency designator as a military professor in social work.

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    1. Foa EB, McLean CP, Zang Y, Rosenfield D, Yadin E, Yarvis JS, Mintz J, Young-McCaughan S, Borah EV, Dondanville KA, Fina BA, Hall-Clark BN, Lichner T, Litz BT, Roache J, Wright EC, Peterson AL. Effect of Prolonged Exposure Therapy Delivered Over 2 Weeks vs 8 Weeks vs Present-Centered Therapy on PTSD Symptom Severity in Military Personnel: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2018 01 23; 319(4):354-364. PMID: 29362795.
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    2. McLean CP, Rauch SAM, Foa EB, Sripada RK, Tannahill HS, Mintz J, Yarvis J, Young-McCaughan S, Dondanville KA, Hall-Clark BN, Fina BA, Keane TM, Peterson AL. Design of a randomized controlled trial examining the efficacy and biological mechanisms of web-prolonged exposure and present-centered therapy for PTSD among active-duty military personnel and veterans. Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 01; 64:41-48. PMID: 29128649.
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    3. Kaczkurkin AN, Zang Y, Gay NG, Peterson AL, Yarvis JS, Borah EV, Dondanville KA, Hembree EA, Litz BT, Mintz J, Young-McCaughan S, Foa EB. Cognitive Emotion Regulation Strategies Associated With the DSM-5 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Criteria. J Trauma Stress. 2017 08; 30(4):343-350. PMID: 28665526.
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    4. Resick PA, Wachen JS, Dondanville KA, Pruiksma KE, Yarvis JS, Peterson AL, Mintz J, Borah EV, Brundige A, Hembree EA, Litz BT, Roache JD, Young-McCaughan S. Effect of Group vs Individual Cognitive Processing Therapy in Active-Duty Military Seeking Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Psychiatry. 2017 Jan 01; 74(1):28-36. PMID: 27893032.
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    5. McLean CP, Zang Y, Zandberg L, Bryan CJ, Gay N, Yarvis JS, Foa EB. Predictors of suicidal ideation among active duty military personnel with posttraumatic stress disorder. J Affect Disord. 2017 Jan 15; 208:392-398. PMID: 27810723.
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    6. Zang Y, Gallagher T, McLean CP, Tannahill HS, Yarvis JS, Foa EB. The impact of social support, unit cohesion, and trait resilience on PTSD in treatment-seeking military personnel with PTSD: The role of posttraumatic cognitions. J Psychiatr Res. 2017 03; 86:18-25. PMID: 27886636.
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    7. Kintzle S, Yarvis JS, Bride BE. Secondary traumatic stress in military primary and mental health care providers. Mil Med. 2013 Dec; 178(12):1310-5. PMID: 24306012.
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    8. Yarvis JS. A civilian social worker's guide to the treatment of war-induced PTSD. Soc Work Health Care. 2011; 50(1):51-72. PMID: 21240771.
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    9. Coll JE, Weiss EL, Yarvis JS. No one leaves unchanged: insights for civilian mental health care professionals into the military experience and culture. Soc Work Health Care. 2011; 50(7):487-500. PMID: 21846250.
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    10. Jeffrey Yarvis.Subthreshold Post Traumatic Stress Disorder:: A Comparison of Veterans with Different Levels of Traumatic Stress - Implications for the Prevention and Treatment of Populations with PTSD. 2008; 180.